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voice of america. steve redisch will join us. >> told phil talked of a leak types in different cities. berchtold he talked to a hold a wide range of people. explore the countryside here he wanted to and understand what makes american stick. he had read that americans were individualistic. he actually saw us as much more collectivist this. it seems hard for us to imagine. he saw the u.s. as a group of people who like to form associations. who wanted to always be with other people. after he went to the u.s., he saw the french as the individualists. from that, he concluded that he was going to put up his colossal statute. he was going to have to say something to people who understood themselves as a big group. as a society. as a collective entity. >> watch this whole event as part of our lineup. it includes a discussion on how social media has changed the news coverage. commencement speeches from new york mayor, cory booker, and he long must -- elon musk. that starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> we had pulled into the spot that morning. >> the former commanding officer of th
's the important role immigrants' plight in america. secretary napolitano , i present to you 25 candidates for naturalization. please administer the oath of allegiance. >> thank you. candidates, please raise your right hand. repeat after me. this goes this pretty long. -- oath is pretty long. i hereby declare on those that i absolutely and entirely renounce all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prances -- prince, state or sovereignty. of whom i have here to four been a subject or citizen. that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states and the laws of the united states of america. against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that i will bear true faith and allegiance, that i will bear arms on behalf of the united states when required by the law. the dye will perform noncombata services -- that i will perform noncombatant service is in the armed forces of the united states when required by law. the dial performs work of national importance -- that i will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law. that i take this obligation
"democracy in america" based on his travels in the 1830s. mr. barone is a guest lecturer in charleston, south carolina, and of course, called the conservative intellectual tradition in america taught by professor mallory factor. >> thank you very much. it's an honor to be here and a special honor to be asked to speak to speak on alexis de tocqueville. in reading tocqueville in preparation for this lecture. i began to think that he was something like mozart, that i was in the presence that was so bar above the level of almost anyone else in history, that there was almost no comparison with anybody else. you can listen to the music of mozart and it sounds pleasant and melodic and so forth, but if you really think about it, if you really analyzed it, you realize he's doing something, that it's so far above the level of ordinary and oppressive achievement that you're in the presence of something and you see the same thing in tocqueville. it's easy to read tocqueville fairly fast. you're in front of the television set and there is a conversation in the next room. you're starting to think about wha
focused on voice of america, the official broadcasting of the u.s. government's and we wrap things up with bbc america tomorrow. today we learned cctv. jim laurie is an executive consultant to the chinese news service based here in washington. thanks for coming in. >guest: thanks for having me. host: tell us about the mission ofcctv and what it has done and the united states. guest: china central television is the largest television presence in the world's largest television nation. it is a state-of, state operated television station, more than 13,000 employees, all round the world, mainly feeding the chinese population with news, current affairs, entertainment, sports and every imaginable kind of broadcasting from beijing and for the entire nation. in recent years, maybe 12 years ago, china central television began to develop international channels that reached out to the world. it was limited at first. they founded and english- language channel called channel 9 and in the last few years, there has been an attempt to replicate with other international broadcasters are doing and that
in their coverage of issues. you will meet simon wilson who represents bbc news, reporting on america for british audiences at home. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> we pulled in for refueling. >> a former commander on the al qaeda attack that left 17 dead and 37 injured. >> i was doing routine paperwork. there was a thunderous explosion. you could feel all 8,400 tons quickly and violently thrust upward and to the right. it was almost like we seemed to hang in the air. we came back down in the water. the lights went out. ceiling tiles popped out. everything on my desk lifted up and slammed down. i grabbed the underside of my desk to brace until the ship stopped moving and i could stand up. >> more on sunday at 8:00. >> one of my favorite drugs to talk about is in maybe half of pigs, cows, and a lot of turkey. it is to make the animals that so they make more money. when an animal is killed and the meat is sold, it is in there. >> she looks behind the scenes of the food and drug industry and fines regulatory lapses a
, we would act to keep america safe -- even if it meant going into pakistan. some of you remember, at the time, that comment drew quite a bit of criticism. but since i took office, we've worked with our allies and our partners to take out more top al qaeda leaders than any time since 9/11. and thanks to the courage and the skill of our forces, osama bin laden will never threaten america again, and al qaeda is on the road to defeat. i pledged to finish the job in afghanistan. after years of drift, we had to break the momentum of the taliban, and build up the capacity and the capability of afghans. and so, working with our commanders, we came up with a new strategy, and we ordered additional forces to get the job done. this is still a tough fight. but thanks to the incredible services and sacrifices of our troops, we pushed the taliban back; we're training afghan forces; we've begun the transition to afghan lead. again, there are those who argued against a timeline for ending this war -- or against talking about it publicly. but you know what, that's not a plan for america's securit
been approved by the united states of america. >> other than your own book, if people are interested in hearing more, what's one of the best books on this era that you can recommend? >> well, certainly on hughes, the merlo pusey biography is really a terrific, terrifi bo. that's the book if y want to know an awful lot about mr. pauclemenleou a bo >> yes, it'sbook this hat he six fferent lectures that he gave at columbia unirsity. and as i say, it's rlly a uniq insight. because here's ruminations about the supreme court of the united states from somebody who had been an associate justice and would soon be the chief justice of the united states. but it's a candid look on what at this point a lawyer really thinks about the supreme court. >> still highly readable today? >> very highly readable. and it's fascinating, actually, how contemporary a lot of the discussion is. >> very quickly, when first your law students come in, and you teach them about this era, what's the one thing you want them to know about it? >> i want them to know about the switch in time. it may have been political or
for the opening ceremonies. made in america has been the central focus and yourself, too, and these uniforms are made in china. doesn't that strike you as unfair? >> yes. yes. i think we take great pride in our olympic athletes and i've watched as many of the trials as possible and i can't wait to stay up to watch as much as possible. they work so hard and they represent the very best and they're excellent and it is all so beautiful and we should have the uniforms made in america. >> there has been frustration -- an increasing frustration over the absence of congressman jackson. >> really? an increasing frustration? >> they put out a statement saying he's suffering from a mood disorder. do you think that's sufficient explanation to his colleagues to explain his absence, his long-term absence and to his constituents. >> let's talk about the long-term absence. how many legislative days have we been in since congressman -- >> 12 days? >> okay. so, if you're going by the calendar you can't really do that around here because we meet very infrequently and not for very much time or to any good prod
:00. >> in the u.s. should create more partnerships with latin america according to the cochairs of the latino leadership task force. their remarks came during a discussion on how to change for the domestic policy to address their report is expected this fall. this is about the hour-and-a- half. yeah >> a good morning. welcome to the woodrow wilson center. it's a pleasure to be here. thank you for coming. we are pleased to be hosting his meeting today of a task force of latinos at least foreign-policy which was largely organized by the pacific council. how we're very pleased to be working together with the pacific council, a leading voice on foreign policy issues and on behalf of the woodrow wilson center, i'm happy to be working less these pacific council. towe're lucky to have extraordinary leaders with us how you have their biographies for both of them but let me say briefly that he has been the head of a quest u.s. and west and the head of the telecom companies and leave to europe, a in the pacific and asia as well as better united states and has a distinguished career in business and as l
constitutional government back in america, it will not be that way. we are too for gagne. we have to save ourselves from the bottom up. this effort will be part of it. what about the past we go if things do not turn around in this election ending the day by day, not just on election day, what is america's future? those who have lived under communism have seen america's future because it is their past. they fled in. they are amongst us as witnesses. martin fled communism not once, but ties. tell us briefly about how you hopeoncprized and what you delegates will seek you out? >> good evening. [applause] first of all, i would like to thank mr. dejon interest because he is the first and only man with courage to give me a platform like this -- i would like to thank mr. dejon interest because he is the first and only man with courage to give me a platform like this. i am not a cookie cutter anything. i grew up behind communism. not like most that some of it, i became a rebel. i am still of travel. i still try to rebel against what is going on. if you think thursday was bad, bloomberg was bad, t
voyages in the china trade. sometime, not much longer after tocqueville came to america. he retired after that at the age of 31 and built a castle on the hudson river. the family was rich ever since off the profits from that kind of trade. that was america traveling around the world. and in the decades after tocqueville, it starts about his time, you also have american churches sending missionaries around the world. hawaii was annexed by the united states in 1898, but mission's were there in the 1820s. and so the religious impulse which tocqueville traces in america is one that america is also tracing in the world. and so that tocqueville doesn't, i believe, mention this development. this is the kind of activity, the hyperactivity that this country is producing, this country with its multiple religions, its very thin federal government, its strong belief in its increasing transportation and communication as the telegraph comes in in the 18, and its ability to basically cut space and time in half. so this buzzing activity that tocqueville is describing in america is also penetrating in var
america. >> a former warden takes you through the historic missouri state penitentiary. also, walk back through history in the halls of the moiz state capitol and governor's mansion. once a month, c-span local content vehicles explore the history and literary life of cities across america. this weekend, from jefferson city, saturday at noon and sunday at 5:00 eastern on c-span 2 and 3. >>> this july 4th on c-span 3, it's 24 hours of american history tv. we're usually seen on the weekends providing eyewitness accounts, historic tours, lectures and discussions with authors, historians and teachers. you can visit our web site to see our weekend schedule and more about our programs. next, author and political commentator michael bouron examines the writings and observations of the 19th century french arest toe carat alexis detocqueville. he is best known for his two-volume work" democracy in america." based on his travels around america in the 1830s. mr. boroun was a guest lecturer at the citadel military college in charleston, south carolina in a course called "the conservative intell
of the america's cup event authority. i cannot find him that i know he is here somewhere. the ceo of the america's cup organizing committee. the board of the directors of the committee. our very own naomi kelly, city administrator. [applause] the commissioner of the golden gate bridge district. i saw him a minute ago. there you are. our city engineer. mike galt and adam, project managers of america's cup. our architects. our city project team, kim and cindy, ed, edgar, and oscar. all the employees of turner construction and the 32 sub- contracting firms. our cruise terminal volunteers to meet the guests in the coming in. our port community advisory committee members. i saw several of you here today. our state regulator partners. members of city planning, the board of supervisors, our maritime commu the international longshore and warehouse union members. thank you all for being part of this momentous occasion. [applause] this is a very special day, and i know many of you who follow the mayor of around have been to a lot of these ceremonies, and you're probably wondering why this is such a big de
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. f >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." reporting from washington, i am katty kay. and then there was the god particle. scientists think they are one step closer to understanding how the universe began. and the time for apologies was over, he said, but one of britain's top bankers is poised to say sorry again for the apology. and has the american dream vera off course? as the u.s. marks the fourth of july, it is its decline and not achievement that marks the country. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and elsewhere around the globe. it seems only fitting that on this fourth of july, which start with this s
to eye department if i the predator. >>> made in america. the firestorm over those olympic uniforms, made in china. well, what about the clothes on your back? tonight, david muir with american workers who are already bringing jobs and that label right back home. >>> good evening. tonight, an astonishing strike at the heart of a dictatorship. it is like something out of an international thriller. a bomb, right in the command center of syria's president bashar assad. at least three of his key commanders have been killed, including his powerful brother-in-law. one rebel said, "this is the beginning of the end." so, what does this mean for the united states? and what about syria's dangerous ally, iran? abc's global affairs anchor christiane amanpour has the story tonight. >> reporter: fighting raged in the capital after an unp unprecedented strike at the heart of the once untouchable syrian regime. bashar assad must be wondering who he can trust after a bomb was detonated in once of its military headquarters -- exploding in their situation room -- killing at least three of them. the headquart
in tomorrow to "good morning america," for robin's full interview with ann romney. >>> and now, the latest on the firestorm over those u.s. olympic uniforms, which were, in fact, made in china. broadcast first here on "world news." today, a new proposal in congress, calling on the federal government to buy only made in america apparel. and abc's david muir and our made in america team set out to learn how many of our clothes are made in america tonight. and he's here to tell us about a comeback. david? >> reporter: encouraging trend, diane. you know the number we reported here on "world news." in the 1960s, more than half of what we bought was made in america. but tonight, 98% of what we buy is from overseas. but tonight, the red hot conversation fueled by the olympic uniforms leading us to american companies bringing jobs back and made in america labels, too. it was the simple inspection that ignited a firestorm. sharyn asking to see the labels on the olympic uniforms. made in china. >> made in china. >> reporter: ralph lauren now saying they'll make them in america, for the 2014 games. b
obama is re-contribute in everything makes america great. not just our wealth, but also on military power, cultural eo, our borders and our very exceptionalism. monica is one of the most brilliant idea women of our day and most importantly, with all her many achievements monica crowley is a great american picture. and now it is my leisure to introduce to all of you, ms. monica crowley. [applause] >> wow, what an introduction. ronnie, ihc q. if we everywhere i go. that was very kind and very generous of you. catherine, thank you for posting me tonight. it means the world to all came out tonight. i know how busy everyone inside setter. the fact you cannot celebrate my new book and meet with me tonight means the world to me, so thank you. let me start with the title of my book, which as you know is called "what the (bleep) just happened?." i must say that my original working title for the book, the original title is thinking about calling it was 50 shades of obama. and i thought better of it and said i've got to go on with bill o'reilly and sean hannity and i can picture them introduci
and successes of america and he is he specially the united states navy were born in that conflict. war was declared 200 years ago today after years of injustices and injuries inflicted by britain and france, mr. ambassador. they compromise the principle and reality of freedom of the seas and congress. trade aggression against our shichs and the impressment of our sailors pushed america into a response that ignited our nation's fighting spirit and gave birth to a global united states navy. many of the early engagements and american successes came at sea wi the first six frig gets and the constellation still moored here in baltimore in the constitution earned the name old iron sides as british cannonballs bounced off her hull made of live oak. those early battles in 1812, which are our flejingly fleet met with the royal navy were defined by american ingeneral knit and boldness, traits at that live on in today's sailors and marines. as america's early successes began to wane and as the war moved into and past the second year, the british regained the initiative even as has been pointed ou
with the wealthiest among us and $530 billion of the tax cuts going to just 120,000 households in america. well, we've cut into this rate all these other programs while the debt continues to climb, but in addition he proposes a $1.6 trillion tax cut. the people who can qualify are only people who make $1 million or more. he eliminates college tuition tax credit, the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit cut. the result, 2.2 million african-american families see a tax increase if he succeeds. that's a fact. we see a future where we, we, the president and i see a future where america leads by the power of example as well as the example of its power. where -- where the democracies of the world join to share the burden and maintain world peace, where we continue to reduce nuclear arms around the world, where responsibility is turned over to the afghans and american troops can start to come home. >> governor romney and his allies see a very different future for america's involvement in the world. one that still has 30,000 combat troops in iraq. remember he criticized us for bringing them hom
: good morning and welcome to "washington journal" this july 4, 2012, independence day. we honor america's birth as a nation. on july 2, 1776, the continental congress voted to separate from great britain and adopted the declaration of independence two days later adopted by -- drafted by thomas jefferson. today we ask you believe in american exceptional ism. here are the numbers to call -- host: what do you think? we will talk about the history of american exceptionalism and where the term comes from and whether you think it applies today. good morning, iowa, independent line. caller: happy fourth of july, 2012. >> you as well. caller: i don't believe america is exceptional. i think all people are equal and exceptional separates people and when we separate people, we start having problems with discrimination which basically americans build on a foundation of discrimination. we are all at risk this november november if they put mitt romney in power. our society is controlled by a business, corporations, and government together over the people. we cannot have this. given the republicans be
and chrysler is the fastest-growing country in america. this is the man who made the call to go after osama bin laden. it was a bold decision. a bold decision with profound risks for our warriors as well as his presidency. but he made it and he made that decision on his own. bin laden is dead and america is more secure because of this m man's decision. he passed the affordable care act, a goal strived for by presidents starting with teddy roosevelt. it required him early on to use up almost all of his political capital. he prevailed where no president had done before. he was right. he was right. it cut $100 billion from the federal debt over the the next ten years, providing access to affordable health care to 30 million americans, 8 million black americans who never would have had insurance. this is a man, this is a president who has the character of his convictions. and almost never since we have taken office during this entire time did the republican congress reach across the aisle to help. on the recovery act, which kept us from sliding further into a depression, only three republican senat
. american families are struggling. there is a lot of misery in america today. these numbers understate what people are feeling and the amount of pain that is occurring in middle class america. not only is the 8.2% number unacceptably high and that has been in place for over 41 months, but in addition if you look at the broader analysis of people who are out of work or dropped out of the workforce or that are underemployed in part-time jobs needing full time work, it's almost 15% of the american public. then there those that are working, but working in jobs well beneath their skill level or multiple part-time jobs. kids that are coming out of college not being able to find work. veterans coming home not being able to do anything but stand in an unemployment line. these are very difficult times for the american people. there other numbers that are troubling. the manufacturing reports of the last several weeks indicate that manufacturing is not growing either domestically or in exports as we would have expected at this stage. that's a long-term trend that is very disturbing and troubling. the
'm jumping ahead of myself. i'm going to finish why the dangers for america giving them. those are the dangers that we can't really do this well. we don't know how to do it. and that there is a logic to allowing syrians to build a new nation out of this process of fighting. and that could leaders will emerge because they will be successful on the battleground than they will make alliances and they will suck up those militias today, will get eventually sucked in to one. and when that one is able to defeat the syrian army, it will be in a position to step into command and control of the country. so when you get the assad there will be chaos like it was in iraq. there will be a government in waiting, and a national military that can step into providing security for the people, making sure there isn't wholesale looting and people don't do bad things. that would be, of course, the ideal, and that would be the rationale with the obama policy. there are other rationales, of course like he doesn't want to be george bush, multilateralism. the russians said no, we don't want to go agains
are equal before the law. ladies and gentlemen, please make no mistake. islam is also coming to america. indeed, it has already arrived. your country, too, is facing a stealth jihad, an islamic attempt to introduce sharia law bit by bit by bit. islam demands already in america today separate campaign housing for muslims. islam demands that women have separate hours in gyms and swimming pools. schools in america today are banning christmas celebrations, are taking pork off their cafeteria menus to avoid offending muslim students and courts even in america, there are examples in florida, even in america have begun to apply sharia law. and be aware that this is only the beginning. if we do not stop the islamization, we will lose everything that we stand for, everything that we fought for. our constitutional state, our freedom, our civilization and in europe already today we are losing the right of free speech, the right to criticize islam. and what we need, my friends, this perhaps is my most important message to you today. what we need is a spirit of resistance. resistance to evil is our
to the people of israel. last we met, we explore the common values and concerns that unite america and israel. we discussed ways of making the world safer and better for our children and the importance of defending peace-loving citizens of the world from those nations and ideologies that would do less harm. -- do us harm. shared our common belief in the centrality of a strong economy to the actualization of our national goals. we look forward to hearing your thoughts and wish you a productive and meaningful visit to israel and to the holy city of jerusalem, the united capital of the state of israel. [applause] ladies and gentlemen, let us warmly greet governor mitt romney. [applause] >> thank you. very kind. we appreciate that. thank you. thank you. [applause] thank you. thank you so much. thank you. thank you for that kind introduction, mayor barkat, and thank you all for that warm welcome. it's a pleasure and a privilege to be in israel again. to see so many dear friends. to step foot into israel is to step foot into a nation that began with an ancient promise made in this land. the jewish
will help lead the way to bring high-speed passenger rail to america. as many of you know, california will add 700 million residents in the next couple of years but it already has some of the most delay-prone airports and infrastructure. just on airline delays and high with traffic jams along california's credit highway's cost businesses and residents $14.5 billion per year. this rail line will ultimately lead passengers travel from los angeles to san francisco in less than three hours, twice as fast as you can drive. the california high-speed rail network is not just a logical answer to the states congestion problems, it is a landmark accomplishment for america. once again, california leads the nation on transportation. [applause] let us not forget this is the state that built the golden gate bridge,ur earliest highways, and was the terminus of the transcontinental railroad. just like those projects, today 's investment will improve people's lives for generations to come. in addition to faster travel, high-speed rail will bring economic development. transportation is a tool for econo
, a big photo opportunity for him. he wants to be able to say that he will reset america's foreign policy as u.s. president. so we'll expect to hear him hit president obama hard with this group. he also wants to talk about veteran benefits. some defense cuts are coming. he wants to hit president obama hard on those automatic defense cuts that may affect some of the veterans. so we expect to see mitt romney trying to win and curry favor with veterans, thank them for their service to the country but also say he'll be a better friend to them than president obama has been. >> ron mott in reno, nevada, for us on tuesday afternoon. of course, when mitt romney takes the stage, we will bring you at least a portion of his remarks live right here on msnbc. >>> mean while, after laying low on the negative attacks in the wake of the tragedy in colorado, both campaigns seem to be back at it again now. the president knocking romney for taking his words out of context while the governor accuses president obama of putting the economy on the back burner. >> earlier today, governor romney was at it again.
now at the new america foundation here in washington for discussion on the future of oil, a group of energy analysts talking about oil reserves in north america, oil imports from the middle east. the event just under way, live coverage now on c-span3. >> jergen attempted to chronicle the central issues in the energy world. primarily that included the theory of peak oil and of course global warming. these are issues that have residents not only in the oil industry, of course, but also to civilization. one issue that was not covered in the book, however, and was not mentioned at all was a new age of, a golden new age of oil abundance, a flurry of new oil discoveries in north america, in south america, on both coasts of africa. these discoveries are so large that they could remake the world. they have the potential to make north america independent of oil from the outside, and they could disrupt the geopolitics and the economics that we know around the world, in china, in the middle east, in russia, too. jergen was not alone in noticing this momentous shift. two weeks ago, rex tiller
will remember them. now the vfw, as you know, is now over 2 million strong. it has a special place in america's heart. some of you fought recently in iraq or afghanistan. others are old enough to have marched, flown or sailed by orders of franklin d. roosevelt. whatever your age, whether you're republican or democrat, whenever you serve, theres one thing you have in common, you answered the call of your country in a time of war. from december 7th -- from december 7th, 1941 to september 11, 2001, whenever america has been tested, you stepped forward. you have come from our farms, our great cities, our small towns and quiet neighborhoods. many of you have known violence so that your neighbors could know peace. you have done more than protect america. your courage and service defines america. you're america at our best and it's an honor to address you today. our veterans are part of a proud tradition that stretches back to the battlefields at lexington and concord. and now to places like fa luge ja, kandahar. year after year, our men and women in uniform added proud achievements to their record
, in fact, create 800,000 jobs. there's only one problem. the jobs wouldn't be in america. >> the president hits mitt romney hard on jobs and outsourcing, and mitt romney hits back at a former candidate's wife. >> john kerry ran for president, you know, his wife, who has hundreds of millions of dollars, she never released her tax returns. >> just how offtarget is the romney campaign? richard wolffe and former gingrich campaign staffer rick tyler on romney's ongoing disaster. and we'll look at the real-life impact of mitt romney's outsourcing. ♪ o, beautiful, for spacious skies ♪ ♪ for amber waves of grain >> the big panel weighs in on one of the toughest ads a democrat has ever produced. and the young guns are calling in the backup. >> young guns, a new generation of conservative leaders. >> we'll tell you why billionaire sheldon addleson is dumping piles of cash into eric cantor's super pac. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. it was another weekend of confusion and contradiction for the romney camp after five interviews on friday and a flurry of surroga
with america incorporated? >> well, of course, the olympics, that's very different than a country. a business is very different than the country. but people who learn the experience of leadership, whether in their homes, in their community, in their business or in something like the olympics, those lessons of leadership can be applied to other circumstances. in our case at the olympics we faced tough times. we built a strong team. i was able to establish with them a clear vision of what we needed to do. we tackled a budget crisis that we faced. and we were able to together in a way through unity that produced an extraordinary success. the country is in need of a turnaround. the olympics was a turnaround. there are businesses i've been associated with that needed a turnaround. that kind of experience, of focusing on the most critical issue, building the most effective team possible, creating a common vision, unifying around that vision, and then delivering results, is something i think the american people would like to see in our economy right now. >> ann, you were heavily involved at the time
. >> the wounded warriors and keeping america great. this is piers morgan tonight. . >> two big introduce. the first is with ted turner, but also an outspoken man and what he thinks of television and america and his life. a rare interview where george w. bush talks about keeping america great and the cause closest to his heart. the country's veterans. >> after 9/11, millions volunteered. they said we want to serve our country. i don't view it as anything and the cause of securing our country and the cause of liberty. >> the interview with george w. bush coming later and first on this occasion, literally no introduction. he is the man who created cnn. the reason i and others are here. ted turner. welcome back. how does it feel? >> good. >> does it? >> yeah. >> are you proud of cnn? >> absolutely. >> do you watch it? >> you bet. >> do you like what you see? >> most of it. >> you always said about cnn, the news should be the start. >> that was the philosophy that we started with, but it really was the only place open for us. all the other networks emphasized their stars and we didn't have an
a matter who you are, what you look like or where you came from, america is the place where you can make it if you try. that is why you fought so hard for good jobs, a quality education, and a justice system that treats everybody fairly. that is why you helped make health care reform a reality and why you are fighting today because you know the mission is still not recovered from a recession, but reclaim the security some americans have lost. our goal cannot just be to put people back to work, although that is priority number one. we have to build an economy where everyone can have the confidence that their hard work will also pay off. that is what i believe. that is why as long as i have the honor as serving as your president that i will wake up every day fighting as hard as i can for the big, hopeful, hard- working, optimistic america that we love, where we are looking out for the middle class, creating letters for people the world region willing to work hard to get into the middle class. that is my promise to you. if you keep standing with me, keep persevering like the naacp as always
of exile. in the year 1492, while we have the spanish inquisition, we also columbus coming to america. at the same time, we have this possibility, this new canvas. it is fascinating to see between the recount of how she convinced emma to write the poem, because she said think of all of those democrats, and this -- of all those immigrants, and this poem that is the direct follow one of the new colossus. that we know how much her own story influenced this poem. >> she was writing from the heart. she was writing from experience. she was writing from one of those life experiences that changes. as you said, things were percolating in emma, and i think they really came together in the early 1980's in new york, out on the east river, when she was a deli and working with and getting solace to -- when she was calling and working with and giving solace to people who needed a home. the fact these people were jewish, like, lazarus, her judea's was both important to her and not import to her. even exciteaccepted into high, e society, without and weighed 9 her jewish-ness or downplaying it, but it
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of america. that's why people have always wanted to come here, be a part of, a part of saying, you know, when i put my feet on these shores, no one will hold me back. if we continue down the path of a government -- there i this isa philosophical difference we have in america. >> keep reacting. >> there are some people that want to say it's not about equality of opportunity, it's about equality of achievement. two very different things. it says, you know, we are going to say how far you can go and what we will provide for you. and see, that's the difference between economic freedom and economic dependence. because when i went back to my old neighborhood this past weekend, i saw the shell of my neighborhood. i saw families that had been destroyed. i saw dependency, i saw victimization that was totally different from when i grew up back ins '70s in that neighborhood. so that's the similar question that we have to ask ourselves as we go forward. are we going to have a government -- are we going to have people -- that understand what the american dream is? are we going to have people that reflect
of the free world. how would a president mitt romney handle the economy? >> i want to get america stronger with an economy that creates the jobs that people need. >> tonight, big question for man who will be the republican nominee. had a congressman shot in the head and nearly assassinated. 70 people hit and wounded in a movie theater. >> the truth is, there's no particular change in law that's going to keep people who are intent on doing harm from doing harm. >> and with the olympic ceremony just hours away, his wife anne talks about her battle with m.s. and why she says horse backing saved her life. >> getting back on a horse, started getting better and stronger. one of our finest historical and military monuments. behind me is the eequestrian centre for the olympic games. has a horse in that race. a part ownership in rafalka, which is in the olympic equestrian competition. tonight, i'll be talking to the romneys about that, about the election. and, well, just about everything else. including their very enduring and very touching love story. governor and mrs. romney, it must feel -- how
of america right now? today. what do you think of your country? >> i think it's terrible that politics have gotten so money-oriented with this supreme court ruling that corporations can give unlimited amounts of -- the money interests are taking over the country. there is too much disagreement and argument between the parties. i believe in pulling together to make the country a better place rather than tearing it apart. i think the country comes first. >> you are a guy who historically when you had a rise, you haven't hesitated to give them a verbal whack or two. >> only if it was deserved. >> what do you think of president obama? >> i like him. he had an extremely difficult job and i think he has done amazingly well and he's got his spirits up and he never gets discouraged which is really important in a leader, particularly leading us in time of great difficulty. >> if you were advising him and he could go do a lot worse, what would you tell him to be more forceful about? where is he not being strong enough? >> i would have liked to see him -- his positions are good on the environment, but
more years! >> just like ina said, i want goods shipped around the world, stamped with "made in america." [applause] unlike my opponent, i want to stop giving tax breaks to companies that are shipping jobs overseas, start rewarding companies that are investing right here in toledo, right here in ohio, right here in maumee. that's what i'm looking for. [applause] >> we are, too! >> governor romney's experience has been in owning companies that were called "pioneers" of outsourcing. that's not my phrase -- "pioneers" of outsourcing. my experience has been in saving the american auto industry. and as long as i'm president, that's what i'm going to be doing -- waking up every single day thinking about how we can create more jobs for your families and more security for your communities. [applause] that's why my administration brought trade cases against china at a faster pace than the previous administration -- and we've won those cases. just this morning, my administration took a new action to hold china accountable for unfair trade practices that harm american automakers. [applause] and le
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